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Ministers: Conduct

Question for Leader of the House of Lords

UIN HL4609, tabled on 18 May 2020

To ask the Leader of the House who is responsible for ensuring that ministers adhere to paragraph 6.14 of the Companion to the Standing Orders and Guide to the Proceedings in the House of Lords which specifies that they should give accurate and truthful information to Parliament, and be as open as possible in answering questions.

Answered on

2 June 2020

Individual Ministers are responsible to the House for the answers they provide. As Leader of the House I regularly remind Ministers of the importance of their obligations to the House and will continue to do so.